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Squash and Onions Recipe, as seen on Taste of

Squash and Onions Recipe

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 2-3 servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Easy to follow, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe for making Squash and Onions.



  • 1 medium Onion, sliced
  • 23 Yellow Squash, sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Bacon Grease
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Sugar


  1. Slice the onions.
  2. Place a skillet over Medium heat on your stove top.
  3. Add the butter.
  4. Add the bacon grease.
  5. Add the onions. Stir and cook until slightly translucent, about 5 minutes.
  6. Wash and slice the yellow squash about ¼ inch thick.
  7. Add the squash to the skillet.
  8. Add the black pepper.
  9. Add the salt.
  10. Add the sugar.
  11. Stir gently to combine the ingredients.
  12. Cover the skillet. Reduce heat to Medium Low.
  13. Cook until squash are tender. About 10-15 minutes.
  14. Remove from heat. Serve warm.
  15. Enjoy!


Your cooking time may vary. Mine were well done after 15 minutes. Just keep a check on them and cook until they reach the desired tenderness. Squash are done with they begin to look translucent in the center.

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